In Bosnia, nearly 100,000 people lost their lives in three years of bloodletting. But wars do come to an end – often with the help of a peace agreement.
It’s now been nearly ten years since the University launched the Centre for Applied Human Rights Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) at Risk.
The debate over what makes a good teacher isn’t new. But there’s been little systematic research into how we can measure the personal characteristics that make a teacher effective – and how we can reliably select people for teacher training.
The event, run by the York Alumni association and hosted by Greg Dyke, took place under the auspices of law firm Howard Kennedy. It proved an invaluable opportunity for York graduates to chart the current climate of the sector.
When I was 22, I started a doctorate in cognitive neuropsychology at John Hopkins University. What I didn’t know was that a year later my advisor would be sacked, my (now ex-) husband would move to Germany, and I would be remaking my decision about postgraduate work almost from the ground up.
Let’s face it: the word ‘mistake’ goes hand in hand with your 20s. And to be honest, I’d be worried for you if it didn’t. Your 20s are, after all, the time for experimentation, for risk.
For New Zealander Malcolm Grant, England was only ever supposed to be a “transitional destination as part of an ‘overseas experience.’” However, a temporary lectureship at the law school at Southampton University quickly became fifteen years and a permanent position, “accompanied by marriage, mortgage and children.”
Why do we trust some people more than others? James Strachan says the direction we look in could hold the key. His research recently won the York round of the national 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Here he outlines the latest thinking…
I am an awesome procrastinator. I’m so brilliant at procrastinating that I bought a book called How to Stop Procrastinating about 10 years ago and still haven’t finished it.
Some of the University’s most inspirational and life-changing research is now showcased online as part of its new research strategy.
From ethical coffee to ethical benchmarking and from political debate to the world’s healthiest ice cream, the entrepreneurial talents of the University of York’s graduates are as diverse as they are impressive…
Farewell to Chancellor Greg Dyke; one year of YuStart; the new York Graduate Research School; honorary graduates and more news from the University.